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Thank you for your interest in working for St Hugh’s.  Choosing the right place to work is extremely important and each one of our enthusiastic, inspirational and talented staff ensures that every child finds what they are good at so that they flourish in the safe, nurturing and kind environment that St Hugh's provides.  My three children spent many happy years at the school, and I am lucky to have been working here for the last five years.  It is a very special place to be. 

Any current vacancies will be listed below.

Mrs Hilary Lloyd, Head of HR

Finance Assistant

This is a wonderful opportunity for someone looking for a flexible part time job working in the busy school Bursary.  This role, providing accounting support to the Bursar for 16 hours a week, would suit a qualified Management Accountant or someone who is proficient at with management accounts, year-end statutory reporting and data analysis/reconciliation using excel.  We use PASS for our account and a knowledge of payroll and the teacher's pension scheme is beneficial.  The successful candidate will be welcomed into an enthusiastic, collaborative and hard-working team.
We offer excellent benefits, including a competitive salary on our own salary scale with scope for progression, an outstanding working environment in our beautiful estate with easy access to transport links and being part of our vibrant and supportive community. We offer free car parking, free meals, a discount on School fees and the use of our sporting and gym facilities.  
To apply for the position, please email a fully completed application form to This includes a supporting statement outlining the extent to which you meet our requirements as set out in the job description and person specification. You are also required to provide and details of two referees, one of which should be a current or most recent employer. References may be taken up before interview.

Full details of our staff benefits can be in our ‘staff benefits’ section and information regarding recruitment procedures can be found by referring to our recruitment policy.
The start date is the middle of September, however we would be happy to delay for a few weeks for the right person.  Applications will be considered on receipt, should arrive no later than 12 noon on Monday, 10th August and interviews will take place the following week.  We reserve the right to interview at any point during the recruitment process so early applications are encouraged.

Lifeguards for St Hugh's Swim School

We are looking for conscientious lifeguards to start working in the wonderful new pool facility at St Hugh’s, who are available for any of the following times starting from Monday, 14th September on a weekly basis; 

  • Monday 15:15 - 18:45
  • Wednesday 15:15 - 19:15
  • Friday 15:15 - 19:15
  • Saturday 09:30 - 12:30
  • Sunday 08:30 - 12:00 

There is potential for more work over the summer months, moving into an expanded provision from September.  Previous experience would be helpful but is not essential. However, all candidates must have a valid National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ).

If you do not have this qualification, but are interested in becoming a lifeguard, you can enrol on to the NPLQ course that St Hugh’s School will be running from 17th – 22nd August 2020.  Details of the course and how to enrol can be found in this link:, type in the post code SN7 8PT and scroll down.

The salary will be £11 per hour. Shortlisted candidates will need to complete a pool competency test, which will take place on Sunday, 23rd August 2020 between 2.00pm and 4.00pm.

For further information, please read the St Hugh's Lifeguard Job Description. To apply for the position, please email a fully completed application form to Russell Paul at . References may be taken up before interview. If you have any further questions, please contact Russell Paul.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview and will be subject to the safer recruitment process.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (including a check against the Children’s Barred List), and other pre-employment screening including a check on the Secretary of State list of prohibited staff.